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Nanowires as sensors in new type of atomic force microscope
A new type of atomic force microscope (AFM) uses nanowires as tiny sensors. (2016-10-17)
Are nanobots on their way?
The first real steps towards building a microscopic device that can construct nano machines have been taken by US researchers. (2008-04-28)
New technology standard could shape the future of electronics design
Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered a way of enhancing the capabilities of an emerging nanotechnology that could open the door to a new generation of electronics. (2018-01-24)
Cellphone technology developed to detect HIV
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital have designed a portable and affordable mobile diagnostic tool, utilizing a cellphone and nanotechnology, with the ability to detect HIV viruses and monitor its management in resource-limited regions. (2018-11-09)
Simplifying skin disease diagnosis with topical nanotechnology
This vision of simplifying disease diagnosis using topically applied nanotechnology could change the way skin diseases such as abnormal scars are diagnosed and managed. (2018-05-18)
Researchers at University of Pennsylvania develop method for mass production of nanogap electrodes
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a reliable, reproducible method for parallel fabrication of multiple nanogap electrodes, a development crucial to the creation of mass-produced nanoscale electronics. (2007-08-16)
Scientists capture colliding organic nanoparticles on video for first time
A Northwestern University research team is the first to capture on video organic nanoparticles colliding and fusing together. (2017-11-17)
Scientists use carbon nanotube technology to develop robust water desalination membranes
A research team of Shinshu University, Japan, has developed robust reverse osmosis membranes that can endure large-scale water desalination. (2018-04-11)
UC researchers use gold coating to control luminescence of nanowires
In electronics, the race for smaller is huge. Physicists at the University of Cincinnati are working to harness the power of nanowires, microscopic wires that have the potential to improve solar cells or revolutionize fiber optics. (2017-03-16)
Researchers break through the wall in bacterial membrane vesicle research
Japanese and Swiss researchers used advanced imaging techniques to investigate the formation of membrane vesicles in a Gram-positive bacterium, a process that is poorly understood, particularly in bacteria with thick cell walls. (2017-09-07)
Efficient, eco-friendly production of fine chemicals
Chemical engineers from ETH Zurich developed a new catalyst for forming a bond between two carbon atoms in a cost-effective and eco-friendly way. (2018-06-25)
New imaging technique peers inside living cells
Called Ultrasound Bioprobe, the non-invasive approach developed at Northwestern University allows researchers to view sub-cellular structures and their mechanical behavior at nanoscale resolution. (2017-11-16)
Brown researchers work toward ending cartilage loss
Brown University nanotechnology engineer Thomas Webster has published a first-ever study that shows how a surface of carbon nanotubes combined with electrical pulses could help regenerate cartilage naturally in the body. (2008-06-03)
Psst! A whispering gallery for light boosts solar cells
Trapping light with an optical version of a whispering gallery, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a nanoscale coating for solar cells that enables them to absorb about 20 percent more sunlight than uncoated devices. (2018-04-13)
For first time, researchers can measure insecticide on surface of mosquito nets
Insecticide-infused mosquito netting is in widespread use around the world to limit the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, such as malaria. (2019-01-02)
Sensing interactions between molecules
An experimental approach to visualize structures of organic molecules with exceptional resolution is reported by physicists and chemists from the University of Münster, Germany. (2018-04-11)
UT Dallas team's microscopic solution may save researchers big time
A University of Texas at Dallas graduate student, his advisor and industry collaborators believe they have addressed a long-standing problem troubling scientists and engineers for more than 35 years: How to prevent the tip of a scanning tunneling microscope from crashing into the surface of a material during imaging or lithography (2018-02-21)
Food or fraud?
Is the food on the shelf really that what is written on the label? (2017-06-14)
Gold nanoparticle probes may allow earlier cancer detection
Using tiny gold particles embedded with dyes, researchers have shown that they can identify tumors under the skin of a living animal. (2007-12-23)
Nanotechnology treatment shows promise against multiple sclerosis
A nanotechnology treatment derived from bone marrow stem cells has reversed multiple sclerosis symptoms in mice and could eventually be used to help humans, according to a new study led by University of California, Irvine researchers. (2019-06-05)
How to build a better railway -- in (almost) every cell in your body
New work from the University of Warwick shows how a microscopic 'railway' system in our cells can optimise its structure to better suit bodies' needs. (2018-03-12)
Waterloo chemists create faster and more efficient way to process information
University of Waterloo chemists have found a much faster and more efficient way to store and process information by expanding the limitations of how the flow of electricity can be used and managed. (2018-05-11)
Single metalens focuses all colors of the rainbow in one point
Metalenses -- flat surfaces that use nanostructures to focus light -- promise to revolutionize optics by replacing the bulky, curved lenses currently used in optical devices with a simple, flat surface. (2018-01-01)
Electronic nose smells pesticides and nerve gas
Detecting pesticides and nerve gas in very low concentrations. An international team of researchers led by Ivo Stassen and Rob Ameloot from KU Leuven, Belgium, have made it possible. (2016-07-04)
Researchers invent novel RNA nanotech to decorate exosomes for effective cancer therapy
A new study shows that attaching antibody-like RNA nanoparticles to microvesicles can deliver effective RNA therapeutics specifically to cancer cells. (2017-12-11)
Special Focus Issue of Therapeutic Delivery on the current status and opportunities for nanotechnolo
The Future Science Group (FSG) published journal, Therapeutic Delivery, today announced the release of its Special Focus Issue, which offers readers of the journal an insight into some of the recent developments, unanswered questions and future potential of nanotechnology in drug delivery. (2018-03-15)
MU researchers show potential for new cancer detection and therapy method
University of Missouri School of Medicine scientists explain a potentially new early cancer detection and treatment method using nanoparticles created at MU in an article published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (2010-04-22)
New long-acting approach for malaria therapy developed
A new study, published in Nature Communications, conducted by the University of Liverpool and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine highlights a new 'long acting' medicine for the prevention of malaria. (2018-01-22)
Surfing water molecules could hold the key to fast and controllable water transport
Scientists at UCL have identified a new and potentially faster way of moving molecules across the surfaces of certain materials. (2015-10-19)
Nano chip system measures light from single bacterial cell to enable chemical detection
Researchers at the Hebrew University have created a nanophotonic chip system using lasers and bacteria to observe fluorescence emitted from a single bacterial cell. (2017-08-30)
New machine learning technique rapidly analyzes nanomedicines for cancer immunotherapy
With their ability to treat a wide a variety of diseases, spherical nucleic acids (SNAs) are poised to revolutionize medicine. (2019-02-19)
Next-generation optics in just two minutes of cooking time
One of the key building blocks of flexible photonic circuits and ultra-thin optics are metasurfaces. (2019-02-11)
Recreating liver tumors as organoids for faster, more accurate drug screening
A major challenge in developing liver cancer drugs is that preclinical testing occurs in tumor models that do not accurately reflect human tumor features, causing drug candidates to later fail in clinical testing. (2018-02-07)
On target: UNC researcher arms platelets to deliver cancer immunotherapy
Tiny blood cells called platelets rush in to start the post-surgical healing process. (2017-01-23)
World's oldest fossils unearthed
Remains of microorganisms at least 3,770 million years old have been discovered by an international team led by UCL scientists, providing direct evidence of one of the oldest life forms on Earth. (2017-03-01)
Growing tiny carbon nanotube wires to connect computer chips of the future
Computers and electronic devices of the future will utilise technologies not currently available. (2007-11-21)
Polarization for controversial scientific issues increases with more education
A commonly proposed solution to help diffuse the political and religious polarization surrounding controversial scientific issues like evolution or climate change is education. (2017-08-21)
New patent will allow for the relief of chronic neuropathic pain
The company GB Sciences Inc. has obtained the exclusive global worldwide intellectual property license for this innovative solution, which is based on nanotechnology. (2017-10-27)
The changing shape of DNA
The shape of DNA can be changed with a range of triggers including copper and oxygen - according to new research from the University of East Anglia. (2018-05-24)
Understanding of actuator properties of carbon nanotubes bring micro machines closer
Imagine machines smaller than microscopic in size working around us, in us and for us. (2007-11-21)
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